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ever needed help renting farmland? then you can help these people make an app for that.

Farmers who have, would like to, or are currently leasing farm land, you input is needed! Imagine that after a tiring search of rental properties, you have finally found the right plot of land to farm on, but you have little experience with legal matters and feel like your lease agreements are written in a foreign language-- […]

Posted: October 11 2016
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UVM summer experience

Study Sustainable Farming this Summer at the University of Vermont Learn sustainable farming at UVM’s Catamount Educational Farm this summer in beautiful Burlington, Vermont – a hot-spot for community-based food and agricultural systems. Be part of the vibrant learning environment of the farm that cultivates over 10 acres of vegetables and fruit for the UVM […]

Posted: April 28 2014
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upcoming webinar: enhancing native pollinator populations on farms

April 17, Noon - 1 pm EDT We need these farming partners to pollinate our fruit and vegetable crops, yet our native pollinators and honey bees are struggling from multiple threats of pesticide exposure, habitat loss, parasites and diseases.  John Hayden from The Farm Between in Jeffersonville, VT will present on who the native pollinators […]

Posted: April 10 2014
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what are lenders looking for?

Another webinar from UVM. What are Lenders looking for?  A UVM Extension New Farmer Project webinar.   Join Benneth Phelps, Loan and Outreach Coordinator for the Carrot Project for a webinar on the “tools” that every farm business should have to help them obtain financing, even if they don’t need it now. Improve your understanding of available […]

Posted: December 17 2013
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UVM upcoming webinars

Cold Storage Options for Beginning Produce Farmers   A UVM Extension New Farmer Project webinar: Thursday, Oct. 17th, Noon - 1pm EST Vermont’s food systems are experiencing increased localization, value addition, diversification, extension of growing season and increased market demand. Crop storage can be costly and the construction and operation of an efficient and well-designed system is […]

Posted: October 13 2013
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taking stock

Another great course from UVM: Taking Stock, A UVM Extension class for people with 5 or more years of experience operating a farm business Where: Rutland, VT Dates: Nov. 11, Dec. 9, 2013 & January 13, 2014 Time: 10 am - 3:30 pm Early registration deadline: Oct. 13: Cost: $110 Registration deadline: Oct. 27, Cost: $150 Registrations received after Oct. 27 will be subject to a […]

Posted: October 7 2013
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fencing webinar

UVM Extension New Farmer Project Webinar Series 7 PM EST, Tuesday, May 28, 2013: Fencing for Multi-Species Grazing with Colin Kennard, of Wellscroft Fencing. Colin Kennard's experience has given him great insight on how animals interact and respect - or don't respect fences. A second generation Wellscroft Fencing retailer and livestock farmer, his experience with […]

Posted: May 28 2013